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Fairfax Closures Due to Weather: Fairfax Co. School Students Get a Snow Day

All Fairfax County public schools will be closed Monday.

Two girls play outside the Pentagon Row ice skating rink in Arlington on Sunday, Dec. 8. Northern Virginia kids may get some more time to play in the snow on Monday, when classes in Fairfax County are canceled. Photo by Rachel Hatzipanagos.
Two girls play outside the Pentagon Row ice skating rink in Arlington on Sunday, Dec. 8. Northern Virginia kids may get some more time to play in the snow on Monday, when classes in Fairfax County are canceled. Photo by Rachel Hatzipanagos.

On Monday, Dec. 9, all Fairfax County public schools will be closed, school officials announced on the FCPS website at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Administrative offices will open at noon. 

The following activities in schools and on school grounds are canceled:

  • extracurricular activities
  • interscholastic contests
  • team practices
  • field trips
  • middle school after-school programs
  • professional learning and training courses
  • all adult and community education classes
  • recreation programs and community use by outside groups not affiliated with FCPS
  • School Age Child Care (SACC) centers.

The School Board work session will begin at 12:30 p.m.

Emergency announcements such as this can be found on the front page of the FCPS website.

Parents - how does this affect you? What are your snow day back-up plans for school-aged kids? Tell us in the comments below.

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